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Lucilia cuprina

Australian sheep blowfly at Bonython, ACT

Lucilia cuprina at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020
Lucilia cuprina at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020
Lucilia cuprina at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Lucilia cuprina 4 Aug 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Lucilia cuprina 3 Jan 2020 RodDeb

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(family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Gymnopilus sp. (Gymnopilus) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jul 2021 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by michaelb Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by michaelb Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by frostydog Vombatus ursinus (Common Wombat, Bare-nosed Wombat) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by WarrenRowland Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by WarrenRowland Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Aug 2017 by michaelb Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Sep 2016 by michaelb Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Bonython, ACT - 23 Jan 2016 by michaelb Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb Carex fascicularis (Tassel Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Viola odorata (Sweet Violet, Common Violet) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Aug 2015 by michaelb Eucalyptus sideroxylon (Mugga Ironbark) at Bonython, ACT - 5 Jul 2015 by michaelb Banksia ericifolia subsp. ericifolia (Heath-leaved Banksia) at Bonython, ACT - 21 Jun 2015 by michaelb Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 24 May 2015 by michaelb Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb Westringia fruticosa (Native Rosemary) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bonython, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Bonython, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Idalima affinis (A day flying moth) at Bonython, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by WarrenRowland
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Bonython, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by WarrenRowland
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Gymnopilus sp. (Gymnopilus) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jul 2021 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland
Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by michaelb
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Aug 2018 by michaelb
Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by frostydog
Vombatus ursinus (Common Wombat, Bare-nosed Wombat) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Jun 2018 by WarrenRowland
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by WarrenRowland
Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Aug 2017 by michaelb
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Sep 2016 by michaelb
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Bonython, ACT - 23 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Carex fascicularis (Tassel Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Viola odorata (Sweet Violet, Common Violet) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Eucalyptus sideroxylon (Mugga Ironbark) at Bonython, ACT - 5 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Banksia ericifolia subsp. ericifolia (Heath-leaved Banksia) at Bonython, ACT - 21 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic) (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 24 May 2015 by michaelb
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus pungens (Common Three-Square) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Westringia fruticosa (Native Rosemary) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Mar 2015 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Jan 2020 11:48 AM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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